This temple complex is on the right bank of the Choghaz river
in Yukhary Askipara village.
They say it was one of the residences of the Caucasian Albania ruler.
The complex stretches for about 2.5 ha and is surrounded with double walls.
The distance between the walls is about 12 m. In general,
the walls are adjusted to the relief and built in a perfect, strategic fashion.
There are religious, official and household buildings in the inner part of the castle.
The most important of them is the temple in the upper part.
21 x 21 x 57 sm baked brick and local stone are used on the construction of the temple.
The temple has three naves according to its typological structure.
Many parts of the temple complex got lost in the course of substantial
architectural measurement and exploration works in 1970-ies.
Specialists estimate that the complex dates from the 6th-9th centuries AD.
Currently, the complex is located on the territory
occupied by Armenians.